Fonds F207 - Congregational Provident Fund Society fonds

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Congregational Provident Fund Society fonds

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CA ON00340 F207

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  • 1856-1930 (Creation)
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    Congregational Provident Fund Society

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24 cm of textual records

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(1856-1929)

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The Society was formed 1856 as the Canada Congregational Ministers, Widows and Orphans Fund; it changed its name in 1873. Its objects were to raise and distribute money for pensions for retired ministers and the widows and orphans of deceased clergy in British North America (later Canada). In 1929 the Fund came under the management of The United Church of Canada Board of Pensions, as part of its consolidated pension fund.

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Fonds consists of manuscript minutes, 1856-1885; financial journal, 1896-1927; financial ledgers, 1915-1928; correspondence, primarily of the Society's Treasurer, and including that of the Secretary, 1928-1929; correspondence and financial records of the Treasurer of the Congregational College of Canada (files 2-6 to 2-13), an office held from 1928 by Walter E. Cushing, who also served as Treasurer of the Society; correspondence from the Deputy Treasurer of The United Church of Canada, acting on the transfer of the Fund to the Board of Pensions and its resultant problems.

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Open

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1980.008C

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